SEA ISLANDS

February 11th, 2013

AMD: No HD 7000-Series Replacement For 2013

If reports are to be believed, AMD may not be releasing a new graphics architecture this year.  Instead, the HD 7000-series could remain front and center until 2014.  Even Graphics Core Next was introduced within the Southern-Islands architecture, members of the press and forum goers were talking about future desktop GPU developments.  Names like Sea [...]

January 14th, 2013

With AMD’s Game Bundle Expired, What’s Next?

Having quickly gone through its allotment of free titles, AMD’s aggressive game bundle promo has ended but have we seen the last of the free game inclusion?   Back in late October, AMD unveiled a promotion which shook the graphics card market to its core.  By offering up to three free games with the purchase [...]

January 8th, 2013

Radeon HD 8000 Series Goes OEM as AMD Rebrands HD 7000 Desktop GPUs

In what has become a yearly tradition, AMD’s has introduced rebranded cards for the OEM market.  Say hello to the HD 8000-series OEM.  Last night, several websites began reporting that AMD had released the much-anticipated HD 8000-series into the OEM space and they were nothing but rebadged Northern Islands (HD 7000-series) parts.  Derision, confusion, disappointment [...]